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Crested Butte
Weather Forecast, United States

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Crested Butte Weather (Days 0-3):

A dusting of new snow. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Fri afternoon, min -14°C on Thu morning). Wind will be generally light.

(Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun night. Temperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sun afternoon, min -16°C on Mon night). Winds increasing (calm on Mon afternoon, fresh winds from the NNE by Mon night).

AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night AM PM night
snow showers
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
snow showers
light snow
light snow
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
Wind km/h
25 NW25
25 NW25
20 NW20
10 WNW10
10 WNW10
10 WSW10
10 WSW10
15 W15
10 WSW10
25 WSW25
20 WSW20
25 WSW25
15 SSW15
5 N5
25 NNE25
20 N20
20 NW20
25 NW25
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Rain
Rain mm
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Snow
Snow cm
1 - - - - - - - 2 4 3 12 4 2 - - - -
High °C
-11 -10 -12 -8 -7 -9 -8 -7 -10 -9 -8 -11 -11 -10 -14 -9 -8 -12
Low °C
-14 -10 -12 -11 -7 -10 -10 -8 -12 -12 -9 -14 -13 -11 -16 -14 -8 -14
Chill °C
-20 -19 -21 -13 -12 -13 -13 -13 -15 -17 -16 -18 -18 -10 -20 -16 -15 -21
Freezing level m
2000 2200 1550 2500 2600 2000 2500 2600 1800 2350 2450 1800 2150 2250 1250 2250 2350 1450
Sea lvl3000ft6000ft9000ft12000ft15000ft
mountain backdrop
-11-10-12-8-7-9-8-7-10-9-8-11-11-10-14-9-8-12-7-5-8-3-2-4-3-2-5-4-3-5-6-5-9-5-3-8
Sunrise
6:43 - - 6:41 - - 6:39 - - 6:37 - - 6:37 - - 6:35 - -
Sunset
- 5:58 - - 5:59 - - 6:00 - - 6:00 - - 6:01 - - 6:02 -

Crested Butte Weather (Days 0-3):

The weather forecast for Crested Butte is: A dusting of new snowTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -7°C on Fri afternoon, min -14°C on Thu morning)Wind will be generally light.

Crested Butte Weather (Days 3-6):

A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sun nightTemperatures will be well below freezing (max -8°C on Sun afternoon, min -16°C on Mon night)Winds increasing (calm on Mon afternoon, fresh winds from the NNE by Mon night).

This table gives the weather forecast for Crested Butte at the specific elevation of 3707 m. Our advanced weather models allow us to provide distinct weather forecasts for several elevations of Crested Butte. To see the weather forecasts for the other elevations, use the tab navigation above the table. For a wider overview of the weather, consult the Weather Map of Colorado.

Live conditions reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather StationTemp.WeatherWind
Cloud
Visibility
Cloud / Visibility
Aspen Airport
39 km N
2354m alt.
1 hour ago
-7.8° C
cloudy
Dry and cloudy.
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: overcast
Gunnison Airport
41 km S
2339m alt.
1 hour ago
-16.1° C
clear
-
0
Calm
(0 kph at 0).
16 km
Low: few
Cottonwood Pass (CO)
64 km E
2995m alt.
1 hour ago
-5° C
partially cloudy
Dry and partly cloudy.
28
Moderate winds from the WNW.(Wind varies from 240 to 340 degs)
(28 kph at 290).
16 km
Low: scattered
Mid: scattered
High: scattered
Leadville Airport
67 km NE
3028m alt.
1 hour ago
-9.4° C
light snow
Light snow.
15
Light winds from the NW
(15 kph at 320).
8 km
Low: overcast
Monarch Pass Airport
70 km SE
3667m alt.
1 hour ago
-12° C
clear
Clear
44
Strong winds from the NW
(44 kph at 310).
16 km

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Crested Butte and within an acceptable time window.